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June 3, 2018
by Peter Krause
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New Bottler ‘The Shining Dram’ on the test track

The German whisky scene is alive and bubbling. New bottlers enter the market. Our friend Markus Bauer started a series called ‘The Shining Dram’ and provided me with his first releases (nice label designs). He has been drinking the water … Continue reading

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March 7, 2014
by Peter Krause
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A new Blockbuster: Hepburn’s Choice

In times of crazy whisky prices we need affordable and good daily drams. If this is what you are looking for, the following series called Hepburn’s Choice is hard to beat

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July 22, 2012
by Peter Krause
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Review: Glenrothes 30 y.o. The Macphail’s Collection, 43%

The Macphail’s Collection stands for great old whisky at an afordable price and can still be found on some shelves. This Glenrothes version is one of the winners within this range.

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October 20, 2011
by Peter Krause
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Review: SMWS Fall Releases II. – Old Bottlings (Balmenach, Glenturret, Glenrothes, Glen Albyn)

In September, I tasted some of the brandnew arrivals of the SMWS – the ones that I knew would sell out in no time (Ardbeg, Bowmore, Port Charlotte, Mortlach –> see article ‘SMWS Fall Releases I.’ here on www.slowdrink.de). Today … Continue reading